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T-Mobile MyTouch and MyTouch Q review
Nokia innovation exec on Windows Phone: “We’re playing to win.”

128GB Surface Pro ships with 83GB free, 64GB has only 23GB

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That 64GB, $800 Microsoft Surface Pro you plan on buying next week? Maybe you should temper your storage expectations a bit, as the base model actually only allots 23GB of that space for use. The larger 128GB version offers a bit more space at 83GB, but is still losing...
128GB Surface Pro ships with 83GB free, 64GB has only 23GB
WSJ: Apple's next iPhone to slim down with new display tech

Storage on the go: We test five fast portable hard drives

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For system backup, archiving, or simply carrying around large data sets, 2.5-inch portable hard drives rule the roost. Competing flash drives are super portable and convenient, but they top out at 128GB; and at larger capacities, they cost a whopping buck per gigabyte. By comparison, each of the five...
Storage on the go: We test five fast portable hard drives
Gift Guide: Ten One Design Pogo Connect iPad Stylus

LG explains existence of LTE chip in Nexus 4

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LG has officially come forward with an explanation on why it included a 4G LTE chip in the Nexus 4. The official statement, which was originally offered to TechRadar, explains that the LTE chip is included in Google's new stock Android handset because the "powerful chipset is only available with...
LG explains existence of LTE chip in Nexus 4
A gigabit is the loneliest number

Panasonic reveals Lumix GF6 Micro Four Thirds camera

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Panasonic has formally unveiled the Lumix GF6 Micro Four Thirds camera. As previously leaked, the new Lumix GF6 offers a number of improvements over the GF5 from last year, including the introduction of Wi-Fi and NFC connectivity, alongside an upgrade from the GF5's 12.1-megapixel sensor to a 16-megapixel Live MOS...
Panasonic reveals Lumix GF6 Micro Four Thirds camera
T-Mobile LTE service coming to USA in 2013
Cisco announces the EA6500, its first 802.11ac router, and launches Connect Cloud platform

Not everyone is on the internet, Iain Duncan Smith | Ian Clark

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Making the universal credit system online-only will cut off many of those in greatest need, on the wrong side of the digital divideIn September last year, Iain Duncan Smith's advisers warned him that his bid to simplify the benefits system was "unworkable and unfair". Alongside concerns that, during a recession,...
Not everyone is on the internet, Iain Duncan Smith | Ian Clark

Samsung exec reportedly confirms quad-core Exynos, 4G LTE in Galaxy S III

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An unnamed Samsung executive reportedly confirmed that the company’s highly anticipated Galaxy S III smartphone will be equipped with a quad-core Samsung Exynos chip featuring on-board LTE and WCDMA radios, the Korea Times reported on Monday. BGR exclusively reported last month that the Galaxy S III would feature a 1.5GHz...
Samsung exec reportedly confirms quad-core Exynos, 4G LTE in Galaxy S III

Proton and Yes team up to offer Malaysia's first 4G-connected car, promise more to come

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The first one may only amount to a MiFi housed in the dash (although that does come standard), but automaker Proton and Malaysian carrier Yes seem to have some fairly grand designs on 4G-connected cars. In addition to providing a WiFi hotpot for passengers, they eventually hope to use...
Proton and Yes team up to offer Malaysia's first 4G-connected car, promise more to come
RIM Seeds BlackBerry 10 Software And Devices To Over 120 Enterprise And Government Customers Ahead Of Launch
Alleged AT&T-bound Motorola Atrix 3 image emerges

Intel shows 'world's fastest thumb drive'

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Intel is showing off what it called the "world's fastest thumb drive," which uses Thunderbolt technology to provide breakthrough data transfer speeds compared to flash drives that plug into USB ports. At the Computex trade show in Taipei, Intel showed a key-shaped prototype 128GB thumb drive that plugged directly...
Intel shows 'world's fastest thumb drive'
Microsoft blends PCs and tablets with new Surface devices

"Hundreds of thousands" of Nest learning thermostats sold

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Startup Nest only launched its learning thermostat last October but the company tells the New York Time’s Bits Blog that it has sold in the “mid-hundreds of thousands,” of units range. The company — which is the brainchild of Tony Fadell, who helped design the iPhone and iPod for Apple...
"Hundreds of thousands" of Nest learning thermostats sold

Rumor: Apple Building Bluetooth Smart Watch

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According to Chinese gadget news site Tech.163, Apple may be in the process of developing its own smart watch that connects to your Apple devices via Bluetooth. Based on the report, Intel will be working with Apple to create the smart watch, with a 1.5-inch PMOLED display made by RiTDisplays...
Rumor: Apple Building Bluetooth Smart Watch

Samsung's Galaxy S 4 swoops by the FCC toting LTE, international sensibilities

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Sure, the Galaxy S 4 made its grand entrance at Radio City Music Hall today, but now it's had a low-key meet-and-greet with the FCC for government approval. The version offered up to Uncle Sam carries a 850 / 1900 GSM radio, 3G connectivity through 850 / 1900 WCDMA...
Samsung's Galaxy S 4 swoops by the FCC toting LTE, international sensibilities
Don’t mess with credit: Why the future of payments is already in your pocket.
Samsung Galaxy S4 Mini specs and images released, screen bigger than the iPhone 5

EyeRing finger-mounted connected cam captures signs and dollar bills, identifies them with OCR (hands-on)

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Ready to swap that diamond for a finger-mounted camera with a built-in trigger and Bluetooth connectivity? If it could help identify otherwise indistinguishable objects, you might just consider it. The MIT Media Lab's EyeRing project was designed with an assistive focus in mind, helping visually disabled persons read signs...
EyeRing finger-mounted connected cam captures signs and dollar bills, identifies them with OCR (hands-on)

Yet another picture of the Galaxy S IV purportedly leaks

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Earlier this month, an alleged press image of Samsung’s (005930) upcoming Galaxy S IV smartphone surfaced on the Web. The image had the look of a traditional Samsung smartphone but it omitted the company’s signature hardware button, leading many to believe it was fake. A second press image has been...
Yet another picture of the Galaxy S IV purportedly leaks
Dell's 'Project Ophelia' Android-powered MHL stick turns TVs into cloud computers

Sony slashes the price of both the 3G and WiFi PlayStation Vita to 19,980 yen in Japan

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The president of Sony Computer Entertainment Japan (SCEJ) has announced a price drop for the PlayStation Vita starting on February 28th, following relatively poor sales and a lack of exclusive or compelling titles. As noted by Engadget, the premium version of Sony’s handheld console – which supports both WiFi and 3G...
Sony slashes the price of both the 3G and WiFi PlayStation Vita to 19,980 yen in Japan
Google reportedly set to announce 10-inch high-res Samsung Nexus tablet with Android 4.2
Samsung Unveils First Quad-Core LED TV With Super Thin Bezel, S-Recommendation, Revamped Smart Hub

The iWatch: What I Hope Apple Actually Does (But Probably Won't)

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The post The iWatch: What I Hope Apple Actually Does (But Probably Won’t) appeared first on John Battelle's Search Blog.(image AppleInsider) Back in April of last year, I pondered Pebble, the then-wildly successful darling of Kickstarter fame. Pebble is a wristwatch device that connects to iPhones and displays various smart things....
The iWatch: What I Hope Apple Actually Does (But Probably Won't)
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